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Tissainayagam nominated for International Journalist of the Year award

Mar 24, 2010 4:45:48 AM - thecolombotimes.com

Journalist JS Tissainayagam, who is serving a 20 year prison sentence and is currently on bail, is among 16 international journalists nominated by British Press Awards under International Journalist of the Year.


Journalists from Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Eritrea, Azerbaijan and Burma are among the other nominees.


The award ceremony is due to held in London on Tuesday, the BBC website said.